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Chouval Bwa at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Fri, 04/30/10
You can see the Chouval Bwa Orchestra of Martinique performing on the Jazz and Heritage Stage on Sunday at 1:40 P.M. Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 1 - with the Boudin Man

Fri, 04/30/10

Helping kids through music around the world

Thu, 04/29/10
Authored by Big D
HARMONIKIDS TO PROVIDE UNIQUE MUSIC THERAPY TO EARTHQUAKE SURVIVORS/CHILD SLAVERY VICTIMS IN HAITI April 30, 2010, Los Angeles, CA. ~ In the second week of May, Blues musician Gary Allegretto will take his nonprofit organization Harmonikids (http://www.harmonikids.org) on ... Read more

Infected

Thu, 04/29/10
Authored by David Freedman
I got called out the other day for getting it wrong in my last blog. Got called out by no less than the co-producer of Treme, Eric Overmyer, in front of no less a knowledgeable audience than Sync-Up, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s symposium for music insiders. Go... Read more

Special show??? no, it's just jazz fest time

Wed, 04/28/10
Authored by Big D
Big Daddy O' will be in to premier is new CD "Used Blues". We'll play some from the disk and some live too. Keenan Knight will be backing BDO as well. Anders Osborne will be dropping by to share his new CD "American Patchwork". Jusy out on the Alligator label. Grayson Capp... Read more

Jazz Fest Food Spotlight: La Divina Gelateria

Tue, 04/27/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
While living in Florence, Italy, Katrina and Carmelo Turillo loved strolling in the evening while enjoying a scoop or several of Italian gelato. On returning to New Orleans they decided to open La Divina Gelateria Uptown and give authentic gelato the chance to bring further ea... Read more

"Gonna Make U Stomp Your Feet"

Tue, 04/27/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we bring you the young lions of jazz, funk, groove and soul by way of Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews & Orleans Avenue, followed by funk powerhouse Big Sam’s Funky Nation. Both groups were recorded live by WWOZ at the 2009 Voodoo Music Experience. This week’s Cul... Read more

The Roots of New Orleans Music

Sat, 04/24/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Ah, JazzFest. It's unlike any other festival for some reason.... What is it with this city of New Orleans that it can have so much music that sound so, well, different? New Orleans is musically the Galapagos Island of the US. Geographically and culturally, we developed s... Read more

Jazz Fest Food Spotlight: Benacchin

Sat, 04/24/10
Authored by Your Friend
The number of ways to experience the food at Jazz Fest can be overwhelming, but some of the options can actually take you farther than others. For instance, in years past, I would have headed straight for a meat-pie line. This year, it’s all about that Doh Doh and Jama Jama fr... Read more

Premier of Big Daddy O' new CD "Used Blues" and special guest

Sat, 04/24/10
Authored by Big D
One Wednesday Big Daddy O' will Sit down with us at the crossraod and share is new CD "Used Blues" that will be released on Friday. We will play some songs from the CD and a couple of them live as well. He will tell us about the release/Rabadash Party to be held on Friday a... Read more

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